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COVID-19 updates for KMC

Looking for updated information regarding coronavirus and changes to base facilities? Visit www.ramstein.af.mil/COVID-19/

Ramstein COVID-19 testing

Ramstein’s testing center is located at the medical clinic’s parking lot. While the parking lot is closed to thru-traffic, it is open for those presenting for testing. You do not have to exit your vehicle and walk up to the tent: just drive through the tent!

Kleber Gate 4 closed


The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz will be closing Kleber Gate 4 (Real side) through today for the replacement of the front swing gate. All traffic will enter and exit through Gate 3 (clock tower gate) for the duration of repairs.

Posting pictures on social media

This is a reminder that, in accordance with German Law, Kunsturhebergesetz §22 (law on copyright in works of fine arts and photography §22), “images may only be distributed or publicly displayed with the consent of the person depicted.”


This means that it is illegal to post someone’s picture on the internet, including social platforms, without their consent. Please be mindful that the improper use of cameras without consent can lead to fines or other legal measures from the German government.

GACO helps U.S. customers in Germany

Even during COVID-19, the German-American Community Office in Kaiserslautern (located in Rathaus Nord) is still available to assist American customers with host nation-related topics. GACO staff is able to help with German documents and authorities, host nation policies and regulations, questions about disposing trash off base, drivers’ licenses for U.S. civilians, retirement in Germany, marriage between Americans and foreign nationals, leisure and sports activities, and a lot more. GACO is a resource to help U.S. personnel have an easier and smoother stay in Germany. As soon as USO is authorized to offer newcomers’ orientation tours in Kaiserslautern again, they will make weekly stops at the GACO. The main entrance of Rathaus Nord is currently closed to the public, but you can make an appointment if you need to discuss your matter in person. For your appointment you will need to use the entrance at Benzinoring 1 where you will be picked up. For more information, visit www.gaco-kl.de; call 0631-363-3010 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and between 2 and 6 p.m. Thursdays; or email info@gaco-kl.de.

Ramstein Pharmacy Tent

Ramstein’s pharmacy is closing the lobby to patient access and dispensing medications through the exterior pharmacy lobby windows (walk-up pharmacy). This enables patients to maintain proper physical distancing. Medication refills can be processed through TRICARE Online or through the automated refill line (06371-865601), and will be ready for pick-up the next duty day after 1 p.m. Pharmacy hours of operation are Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Retirees and surviving spouses

The 86th AW Retiree Activities Office is closed for appointments and walk-ins due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You may still contact us via phone or email. DSN 480-5486/Comm 06371-47-5486, 86aw.rao@us.af.mil or ms.tammy.thompson@gmail.com